Making sense of correctional spending 

Sometimes it’s ‘like throwing a dart in the dark’

MASSACHUSETTS SPENDS MORE than $1 billion a year to incarcerate roughly 13,000 people in its state prisons and county houses of correction, but a lot of the details of that spending are shrouded in mystery and uncertainty.  As part of the recent wave of attention to criminal justice reform, the Legislature recently formed a special(...)

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